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An African road movie about four women wowed its audience Sunday as it kicked off the Panafrican cinema and television festival (Fespaco), a showcase for... [Read More]
50000 new seeds deposited in Arctic Circle's Svalbard Global Seed Vault ... [Read More]
A room full of children created Edo Dolls, simple but elegant art pieces made from colorful strips of cloth, straw and colored beads, at the... [Read More]
Tristram Clayton catches up with Kiwi Mercy Ship volunteers Jonathan and Stephanie Clark about their extraordinary adventures in Benin. [Read More]
Tensions have mounted in Benin after authorities cleared illegal structures from sidewalks including temporary awnings beside mosques where large numbers of worshippers gather for Friday... [Read More]
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Traders and hawkers armed with brooms and bags sweep pavements and scoop up rubble in Benin's economic capital Cotonou, where the authorities have ordered a... [Read More]
The United Nations, its humanitarian partners and the Government of Benin today launched a joint $47 million emergency appeal to help nearly 800,000 people in... [Read More]
Members of a banned voodoo cult in West Africa died while waiting for the world to end as they ran out of fresh air while sitting... [Read More]
Five people died from asphyxiation in Benin this weekend and several more were hospitalized after a religious cult told followers to seal themselves into prayer... [Read More]
Surveying his sprawling car dealership on the fringes of Benin's commercial hub Cotonou, Kassem Hijazi alternates between chainsmoking Marlboro cigarettes and puffing on a hookah.He... [Read More]
Objective: To identify the magnitude of anaemia and deficiencies of Fe (ID) and vitamin A (VAD) and their associated factors among rural women and children.Design:... [Read More]
The former Bit o'Red man will take on Middlesbrough in the FA Cup this weekend... [Read More]
Farmer Folahan is one of up to 200 people in the west African country of Benin who still contract leprosy every year.Her face is covered... [Read More]
An art troupe from China ' s northwestern Gansu province elevated celebratory activities for the Rooster New Year in Benin ' s economic capital Cotonou... [Read More]
An art troupe from China's northwestern Gansu province elevated celebratory activities for the Rooster New Year in Benin's economic capital Cotonou. [Read More]
Benin vet Michel Babadjide's sustainable animal husbandry ensures food security for local farmers. It's finally being taken seriously by science and catching on in villages... [Read More]
Every January, thousands of voodoo worshippers joined by crowds of tourists and descendants of slaves trudge down the long sand track leading to the beach... [Read More]
The China Cultural Center in Benin has been recognized at the 8th Agogo International Dance Festival. Benin's tourism and culture minister Ange N'Koue presented the... [Read More]